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Generational Divide

Sit Your Parents Down and Read Them the Riot Act!

David Kanegis | Posted 02.29.2016 | Fifty
David Kanegis

Hey Mom and Dad I'm having this talk with you for your own good. Please really listen to me! I'm voting for Bernie Sanders! He wants to shake t...

Why the 'Millennial' Label Totally Misses the Point

Kelsey Clark | Posted 09.14.2016 | College
Kelsey Clark

We HATE the word "millennial" and the stereotypical box it puts us in. Calling us "millennials" is like calling us walking cliches.

The Lost Art of Partying

Sarah Byrne | Posted 02.15.2015 | College
Sarah Byrne

Gone are the days when people tried to make the best of an awkward situation, or strike up a conversation with someone you wouldn't have otherwise met. Instead, we go to parties to all sit in our respective corners and stare at our phones, waiting for something better to text us.

Why The Idea Of A World Absent Of Marriage And Religion Isn't Far-Fetched

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 03.16.2014 | Fifty
Jeff DeGraff

What if the next big thing really isn't a thing at all? What if it's a way? And what if this way doesn't bring neatly folded answers but rather a basket of disheveled questions? Often what moves our world goes unnoticed because we are looking somewhere else for something else.

How I Finally Peeled Back The Layers Of My Mother's Secret Life

Mardith Louisell | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty
Mardith Louisell

Books were written about women artists, aviators and many other women, but not about stay-at-home moms. They were out of fashion, dumped at the door of a consignment shop. I didn't like the world to undervalue my mother, even if I had.

5 Ways To Work Successfully With A Younger Boss

Paul Bernard | Posted 07.15.2013 | Fifty
Paul Bernard

It's no secret that the longer you work, the more likely it is that you'll eventually report to someone who's younger than you are. And as more boomers push off retirement in response to a challenging economy or simply because they prefer to work, the younger boss-older subordinate phenomenon is becoming more common.

Sink or Swim: Businesses Must Overcome 'Generational Divide' to Deliver Availability

Nelson Phillips | Posted 12.22.2012 | Business
Nelson Phillips

The failure to adapt to new ways of working and 24/7 availability will have a direct impact on a business's bottom line, as both customers and top employees look to jump ship to more dynamic organizations.

A Letter to Generation X

Elizabeth Krupka | Posted 11.26.2012 | Women
Elizabeth Krupka

Just because we don't have the exact same mindset as (the majority) of your generation doesn't mean that we won't get things done. It means we seek for a different way.

The Partisan, Racial and Generational Divide: How We View Arabs and Muslims

James Zogby | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics
James Zogby

Left unchecked, those who prey on ignorance and fear to spread hatred, and those who sow the seeds of division and intolerance threaten to tear apart the very fabric of our nation and compromise the values of openness and inclusion that have made America united and strong.

Are Young Americans Turning Against Obama, Part II

Alan Abramowitz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics
Alan Abramowitz

Post-millennials were significantly more supportive of President Obama than millennials. This is not surprising.

Millennials And Baby Boomers: At Odds Or Peas In A Pod? | Posted 09.11.2012 | Fifty

On a recent Friday afternoon a colleague stopped by my desk, and by the look on her face, I could tell she came for one thing and one thing only. S...

Don't Buy Into Generational Warfare: Keep the Super Committee Accountable to the 99%

Scott Hochberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Scott Hochberg

We need to remind the Super Committee that in the end, they are accountable to the 99%, who overwhelmingly want no cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.

Italy: No Country For Young Men

Alessandro Fusacchia and Fabio Oliva | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alessandro Fusacchia and Fabio Oliva

Change, unfortunately, is hard to come by in Italy, a country bogged down by red-tape, political scandals and lack of innovation.

"Mils" In The Workplace: Re-Defining 20-Something

Chuck Underwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chuck Underwood

The generation that has been told "You are the center of the universe" since birth by its over-protective and nurturing Helicopter Parents is beginning new jobs with wildly unrealistic expectations and with a naive sense of entitlement.

Obama Hits Generational Divide: Baby-Boomer Clinton Can't Unite The Country

Washington Times | Brian DeBose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama attacked his chief rival as out of step with the times and too locked in 1960s social and cultural...